from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pole on which a flag is raised. Also called flagstaff.
- idiom run (something) up the flagpole Slang To test (a plan, suggestion, draft, or idea) and then measure the response to it.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tall pole up which one or more flags may be raised and flown.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A pole used to display a flag.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as flagstaff.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. surveying instrument consisting of a straight rod painted in bands of alternate red and white each one foot wide; used for sightings by surveyors
- n. a tall staff or pole on which a flag is raised
flag + pole (Wiktionary)